JANNA VANDERVEEN

Meet Brooke. This pretty bunny is affectionately referred to as “purple bunny” in our home.   After hours of adapting my original bunny design and sewing together Purple Bunny #1 (disaster – officially referred...

Meet lovely Lily.  This cute little (6.5 inch bunny) was born today at noon and has been the apple of my daughter’s eye ever since.  It took quite a bit of cajoling...

Valentines Day deserves a special hat of its own. 🙂   Shades of charcoal intertwined with scarlet make the colors in this newsboy wool hat pop. Featuring a vintage leather button...

Meet Sophia! She’s been adopted by Zoe. This darling red-head is glamorous.  Her vibrant crimson hair accentuates her cornflower blue eyes.  Lace embellishments and a cute bum ruffle add to her...

Meet Olivia. She’s been adopted by Bella.

This Christmas I made a special hat and scarflette for my favorite (and only) sister.   🙂  She looks lovely and it was so wonderful to see her.  Merry Christmas Tricia!

Sweetheart by Janna © 2011 This Christmas, I decided that I would make my daughter a beautiful softie doll. I scoured the Internet for weeks trying to find the best sewing doll pattern.  What I...

Sapphire Sunset Sweetheart Scarflette… try to say that ten times fast. LOL. Today I completed the matching scarflette to my Sweetheart Hat and I LOVE how it turned out.  I initially debated putting the orange tabs on...

Sweetheart by Janna © 2011 YAY!!!  I finally found some time to sew another Sweetheart Hat.  I haven’t sewn any hats in the last two months, as I’ve found myself lacking in time to...

As a homeschooling Mom I continue to find myself lacking in the time department, and as such, I have done very little sewing as of late.  However, I could not help myself...

Sweetheart by Janna © 2011 My favorite season is almost here.  I can’t wait!!!  I love the cool weather, changing leaves, color filled days, crisp apples, carved pumpkins, and cozy evenings before a...

Sweetheart by Janna © 2011 All my projects are a work in progress.  As such, I am constantly tweaking, updating, and trying to find a new idea.  Of course, no idea...

I designed this mini version of my sweetheart newsboy hat for my daughter’s Bitty Baby.  Bright pink with a wild butterfly and flower cotton lining – it is darling!!!  Making it was… well not so much...

Hello my wonderful blogger friends.:-)  I have been working for weeks on an Amy Butler Messenger Bag with matching Sweetheart Hat.  I finished the hat earlier this week and finally finished the...

For my birthday this year, I received a beautiful quilt from my mother-in-law, Marsha who had been sewing on the sly for quite some time.  Although not quite finished, it is eye-catching and...

I desperately want to design an amazing messenger bag for busy Mom’s.  As mother of three, I am always toting around water bottles, video players, diapers, my nook, and a whole slew of other things.  I...

Sweetheart by Janna © 2011 This year my family and I went to Tahquamenon State Park for a summer camping vacation.  Because we were close to Sault Ste. Marie, we went for a day trip...

This Father’s Day, we not only celebrated the fathers in our extended family but also my sister-in-law Carol’s birthday.  Since gifts were abounding, I thought it would be fun to give...

Every girl LOVES shoes.  Right? 🙂  Nicole’s Flip-Flop Sweetheart (Newsboy) hat features a pair of charming summerflip flops.White twill fabric paired with teal blue bias binding makes for a fun splash...

I love these little newsboy hats for children.  They are so whimsical! This flower hat was designed for my almost two-year old niece, Kate.  Made out of white twill fabric this hat features...